By John.Rose-Oracle on Mar 17, 2014
This is a good time to consider new options for a “native interconnect” between code managed by the JVM and APIs for libraries not managed by the JVM.
This article describes some of the many questions related to native interconnect, along with some approaches for solving them. We will start Project Panama in OpenJDK to air out these questions thoroughly, and do some serious engineering to address them, for the JDK…
the big goal
I think the general, basic, idealistic goal is something like this:
If non-Java programmers find some library useful and easy to access, it should be similarly accessible to Java programmers.
That ideal is easy to state but hard to carry out…[Read More]